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Author Topic: Hevi Shot Shooters  (Read 422 times)

Offline Will

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Hevi Shot Shooters
« on: November 01, 2020, 10:58:49 AM »
For those that shoot Hevi Mag Blends, has anyone compared the Mag blend 4,5,7 to the 5,6,7?

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Re: Hevi Shot Shooters
« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2020, 02:08:46 PM »
Did not know they were available, I had good patterns with 4,5,7. Will try the 5,6,7. Thx...
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Re: Hevi Shot Shooters
« Reply #2 on: November 03, 2020, 04:23:05 PM »
The 5,6,7 Mag Blends not only produce a better, tighter pattern, with fewer fliers than the 4.5.6 load, and, depending on the shotgun, usually patterns best w/ more choke constriction, ie. .005 tighter.

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Re: Hevi Shot Shooters
« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2020, 01:04:30 PM »
The 5,6,7 Mag Blends not only produce a better, tighter pattern, with fewer fliers than the 4.5.6 load, and, depending on the shotgun, usually patterns best w/ more choke constriction, ie. .005 tighter.
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Great info, thank you
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Re: Hevi Shot Shooters
« Reply #4 on: November 08, 2020, 01:07:10 PM »
The 5,6,7 Mag Blends not only produce a better, tighter pattern, with fewer fliers than the 4.5.6 load, and, depending on the shotgun, usually patterns best w/ more choke constriction, ie. .005 tighter.

What manufacture/constriction choke do you find performs the best with these 5,6,7. I am interested in this for my 870. Thx
Tombo

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Re: Hevi Shot Shooters
« Reply #5 on: November 11, 2020, 02:27:37 PM »
I use an Indian Creek .660 in my Ithaca Turkeyslayer, 3" gun w/ the 5,6,7's and w/ the straight 6's and 7's.  I usually shoot a HS 7 w/ 6's or Magblends in the magazine.  I've got a Browning BPS, 3 1/2", which is a back-bored barrel and patterns the Magblends best w/ an I.C. .670..  Interestingly, the BPS patterns w/ 3" Magblends produce a very similar 10" and 20" when compared to the 3 1/2" Magblends w/ significantly less recoil.  Both of the shotguns produce tight, turkey killing patterns well past 40 yards w/ all of the Magblends.

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Re: Hevi Shot Shooters
« Reply #6 on: November 11, 2020, 06:13:49 PM »
Thx my friend. I will get an Indian Creek for my 870. Great tips, thx... be safe
Tombo

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Re: Hevi Shot Shooters
« Reply #7 on: November 26, 2020, 09:30:36 AM »
Not that it`s the only constriction that will give good patterns, but .660 in an 870, I think, is an almost universally winning combo with HS. My buddy and I both shoot original .660 Jellyheads in our 870 Super Mags, Hevi-13, 2oz. #6. Great patterns.

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Re: Hevi Shot Shooters
« Reply #8 on: November 26, 2020, 09:43:45 AM »
Not that it`s the only constriction that will give good patterns, but .660 in an 870, I think, is an almost universally winning combo with HS. My buddy and I both shoot original .660 Jellyheads in our 870 Super Mags, Hevi-13, 2oz. #6. Great patterns.


Thank you, great info Happy Thanksgiving...
Tombo